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Primary night tid bits: Lots of ladies win, birther Taitz loses

Ladies won across the country in primary voting last night, including embattled Democratic Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln, the big bucks candidates in California, Meg...

An army of former government employees lobbying on finance regulations

Today, the Center for Responsive Politics and Public Citizen jointly released a mammoth report on the “small army” of former federal employees lobbying on...

Recalling Bush-Rove Romanoff-style negotiations

Republicans are working overtime today to make political hay out of Colorado Senate hopeful Andrew Romanoff’s revelation that the White House suggested three jobs...

Anti-incumbent narrative complicated by Tuesday elections

The well-worn theme going into Tuesday's elections — that a nationwide storm of voter unrest would spell mid-term doom for “big government” incumbents and particularly Democrats — was hardly proven. Indeed, two of the three high-profile races yesterday featured establishment candidates taking on other establishment candidates — with liberals coming out on top. If any one message emerged from the voting, it was that Republicans, who have been hoping that public discontent will translate to big congressional gains in November, may be forced to reevaluate.

Senate Republicans coming on board to regulate Wall Street

Talking Points Memo reports that Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, says Republicans are close to supporting Sen....

Udall, Bennet summoned with other conservative Dems to the White House

ABC is reporting that President Obama has asked to meet with select Democratic senators, including Colorado Sens Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, as well...
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